Victory Gardens Completes Casting for 2016 IGNITION Festival of New Plays Victory Gardens Completes Casting for 2016 IGNITION Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces casting for each of the 2016 IGNITION Festival of New Plays selected works, including The Wayward Bunny by Greg Kotis; BREACH: a manifesto on race in America through ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Barrel of Monkeys' 'THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: It Came from the Voting Booth' Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Barrel of Monkeys' 'THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: It Came from the Voting Booth'
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016

Student-written stories inspired by politics, government, social change and the 2016 election will take center stage as Barrel of Monkeys kicks off its 20th anniversary season with THAT'S WEIRD, GRAND... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Brown Paper Box Co.'s NOW. HERE. THIS. STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Brown Paper Box Co.'s NOW. HERE. THIS.
by Stage Tube on July 29, 2016

Brown Paper Box Co.'s summer production of Now. Here. This. is currently up and running at the Rivendell Theatre in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood. The show opened Saturday, July 23, and runs Thursd... (more...)
Edgewater Theatre District Passport Edgewater Theatre District Passport
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

Chicago is known nation-wide for its iconic storefront theatre - where you'll walk into an intimate 50-100 seat theatre and experience award-winning knock-your-socks off acting and theatrical design i... (more...)
Kennedy Matriarch Rose Kennedy Portrayed in ROSE this August at Greenhouse Kennedy Matriarch Rose Kennedy Portrayed in ROSE this August at Greenhouse
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

As part of the Solo Celebration series, the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N. Lincoln Ave.) will present "Rose," the Chicago area premiere of best-selling Kennedy biographer Laurence Leamer's one-wom... (more...)
Drury Lane Theatre Completes Cast for SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, Running This Fall Drury Lane Theatre Completes Cast for SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, Running This Fall
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre announces complete casting for its production of Smokey Joe's Cafe, the musical revue celebrating the renowned musical duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.... (more...)
Steppenwolf Theatre Company Sets LookOut Series Fall 2016 Lineup Steppenwolf Theatre Company Sets LookOut Series Fall 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the fall lineup for LookOut, the company's multi-genre performance series that launched this summer.... (more...)
Dead Writers Theatre Collective to Present OH, COWARD! Dead Writers Theatre Collective to Present OH, COWARD!
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

Dead Writers Theatre Collective, which began the 2016 season with a highly praised production of The Importance of Being Earnest, opens the second offering of the musical revue, Oh, Coward!, on August... (more...)
MEN ON BOATS Regional Debut, 'T.' World Premiere and More Set for American Theater Company's 2016-17 Season MEN ON BOATS Regional Debut, 'T.' World Premiere and More Set for American Theater Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

American Theater Company (ATC) has restructured its 2016-17 Season and will present three of four previously announced plays, with an updated production schedule.... (more...)
Fraud & Phony to Present Inaugural Show TROLL This Summer Fraud & Phony to Present Inaugural Show TROLL This Summer
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

Fraud & Phony is pleased to announce its inaugural show: TROLL, a new play by Elizabeth Archer, directed by Melanie Keller, playing July 28 - August 13, 2016 at Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W Cortland St. ... (more...)
Cast Set for Celine Song's THE FEAST at The Den Theatre This Fall Cast Set for Celine Song's THE FEAST at The Den Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2016

The Feast by Celine Song, directed by Gage Wallace*, will make its Chicago premiere Sept. 17 - Oct. 15, 2016 at The Den Theatre 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622.... (more...)
Cast Announced for Raven Theatre's RED VELVET Cast Announced for Raven Theatre's RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2016

Michael Menendian, Producing Artistic Director of Raven Theatre, has announced casting for the company's upcoming production of Red Velvet, by Lolita Chakrabarti.... (more...)
Chicago Inclusion Project Announces Casting for Next Reading Chicago Inclusion Project Announces Casting for Next Reading
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2016

Chicago Inclusion Project Founder and Producer Emjoy Gavino is pleased to announce the cast of the next of The Chicago Inclusion Projects reading series, In the Next Room, or the vibratory play by Sar... (more...)
 Kokandy Productions Announces 2017-18 Season Kokandy Productions Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2016

Kokandy Productions is pleased to celebrate its fifth anniversary with an expanded season featuring four fully produced musicals, including two Chicago premieres and two guest directors. The 2017/18 S... (more...)
Stage Left Theatre Announces DREKFEST 2016 Stage Left Theatre Announces DREKFEST 2016
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2016

Stage Left Theatre announces Drekfest 2016, which performs on Tuesday, August 16th at 7:30pm at CSz Theatre, 929 W Belmont. Stage Left is proud to again partner with CSz Chicago for Drekfest 2016. CSz... (more...)
Dead Writers Collective Opens OH, COWARD! at Athenaeum Theatre Dead Writers Collective Opens OH, COWARD! at Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2016

 Dead Writers Theatre Collective who began the 2016 season with a highly praised production of The Importance of Being Earnest, opens the second offering of the musical revue, Oh, Coward!, on August 2... (more...)
Photo Flash: New Shots from The New Colony's KIN FOLK World Premiere Photo Flash: New Shots from The New Colony's KIN FOLK World Premiere
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2016

The New Colony is pleased to continue its 2016 Season with the world premiere of the fantastical family drama KIN FOLK, by William Glick, directed by Co-Artistic Director Evan Linder, playing now thro... (more...)
2nd Annual Chicago Musical Improv Festival to Return to iO Chicago This August 2nd Annual Chicago Musical Improv Festival to Return to iO Chicago This August
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2016

From its first inaugural year in 2015, the Chicago Musical Improv Festival returns to iO Chicago in 2016 with more jazz hands, more talents from across the nation, and of course, more musical singing!... (more...)
Independent Filmmaker Will Adams Debuts New Project at  Annual Black Harvest Film Festival Independent Filmmaker Will Adams Debuts New Project at Annual Black Harvest Film Festival
by Movies News Desk on July 26, 2016

Chicago native and Columbia College Chicago alum Will Adams' latest film, 'A 3rd First,' will premiere Aug. 6 during the 22nd Annual Black Harvest Film Festival at the Gene Siskel Film Center of the A... (more...)
Williams Street Repertory Announces PICASSO AT THE LAPLIN AGILE Casting Williams Street Repertory Announces PICASSO AT THE LAPLIN AGILE Casting
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2016

Williams Street Repertory, McHenry County's only professional theater company, announces casting for Steve Martin's critically acclaimed comedy! On September 16, WSR brings the wit of Steve Martin to ... (more...)
Writers Theatre Extends COMPANY Through Aug 7 Writers Theatre Extends COMPANY Through Aug 7
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces a one-week extension to Company, featuring music and lyrics by Stephen... (more...)
Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. to Close 30th and Final Season with Abbie Fest XXVIII Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. to Close 30th and Final Season with Abbie Fest XXVIII
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2016

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. is ending its 30th and final season of theater with Abbie Hoffman Died For Our Sins XXVIII. This event will take place at The Den Theater at 1333 N. Milwaukee on August 19, 20... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Definition Theatre & The New Colony's BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI Photo Flash: First Look at Definition Theatre & The New Colony's BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2016

The New Colony and Definition Theatre Company's runaway hit BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI, winner of three 2016 Jeff Awards including Best New Work, returns this summer featuring the full original cast now thr... (more...)
Casting Complete for New Play THE BURIALS at Steppenwolf for Young Adults Casting Complete for New Play THE BURIALS at Steppenwolf for Young Adults
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2016

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) announces the complete cast for The Burials, a world premiere by Caitlin Parrish and the first production of SYA's 2016/17 season.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at the american vicarious' DOUGLASS Photo Flash: First Look at the american vicarious' DOUGLASS
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2016

the american vicarious is proud to return to Chicago with DOUGLASS, a world premiere drama from Thomas Klingenstein, directed by Jeff Award nominee Christopher McElroen (Invisible Man). DOUGLASS will ... (more...)
   

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